|The Rome Express - Arthur Griffiths|
LibriVox recording of The Rome Express, by Arthur Griffiths. The passengers in the sleeping car of the Rome Express were just woken and informed that they will reach Paris soon, and a general bustle fills the train. Only one passenger cannot be awoken by the porter, no matter how loudly he knocks on the compartment door. At last, when the door is forced open, the occupant of the compartment is found dead - stabbed to the heart! The murderer must be found among the passengers.....
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; mystery; train
Downloads: 3,780 (1 review)
|The Black Poodle and Other Tales - Anstey, F.|
LibriVox recording of The Black Poodle and Other Tales, by F. Anstey. This is a collection of ten humorous short stories (Summary by Carolin) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org...
Keywords: librvox; audio book; audiobook; literature; humor; short story
Downloads: 2,764 (1 review)
|A Man of Means - P. G. Wodehouse and C. H. Bovill|
Librivox recording of A Man of Means by P. G. Wodehouse and C. H. Bovill. Read by Tim Bulkeley. A Man of Means is a collection of six short stories written in collaboration by P. G. Wodehouse and C. H. Bovill. The stories all star Roland Bleke, a nondescript young man to whom financial success comes through a series of "lucky" chances, the first from a win in a sweepstake he had forgotten entering...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; Wodehouse; fiction; humor; short stories
Downloads: 30,523 (1 review)
|Philo Gubb, Correspondence-School Detective - Ellis Parker Butler|
LibriVox recording of Philo Gubb, Correspondence-School Detective, by Ellis Parker Butler. Philo Gubb, not being content with his job as wallpaper-hanger, has higher aspirations: to become a detective, just like Sherlock Holmes. To that end, he enrolls in a correspondence course, where he gets lessons through the mail as well as the necessary disguises for a detective. Philo Gubb, not being really clever or intuitive, or even looking good in those disguises, gets involved in one case after the o...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; humor; detective
Downloads: 3,270 (1 review)
|R. Holmes & Co. - John Kendrick Bangs|
LibriVox recording of R. Holmes & Co., by John Kendrick Bangs. Raffles Holmes is introduced in these stories as the son of the great Sherlock Holmes. He is also revealed to be the grandson of A.J. Raffles, a gentleman thief pursued by Sherlock Holmes many years earlier. This apparently contradictory family background sets the stage for his colorful and amusing adventures. (Summary by lubee930) For further information, including links to M4B audio book, online text, reader information, RSS feeds,...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; mystery; Sherlock Holmes; Raffles Holmes; Detective stories; Crime
Downloads: 1,931 (1 review)
|A Mysterious Disappearance - Louis Tracy|
LibriVox recording of A Mysterious Disappearance by Louis Tracy. Read by Carolin Kaiser. Lady Dyke disappears mysteriously, and barrister and hobby detective Claude Bruce appears to be one of the last persons to have seen her. A short time later a dead body is found in the river, and Bruce follows the trails. Who is Sydney H. Corbett? Why did the Lady's maid disappear shortly after her Lady? And what business did Lady Dyke have at Sloane Square? If Bruce can find the answer to these questions, h...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; public domain; barrister; mystery; Claude Bruce; Mensmore; Sir Charles Dyke; Lady Alice Dyke; Marie le Marchant; London; Monte-Carlo; riviera; murder; disappearance; Foxey; Sydney Corbett; Gwendolyn Hilmer; suicide
Downloads: 9,523 (1 review)
|Last Enemy - H. Beam Piper|
LibriVox recording of Last Enemy, by H. Beam Piper. Read by Mark Nelson. An undercover Paratimer has disappeared on assignment while in an alternate time line, and it’s up to Verkan Vall of the Paratime Police to save her. To do so, he must infiltrate a universe in which assassination is an honorable profession, and reincarnation a scientific fact. Will Verkan Vall survive in a world of killers and the undead? (Summary by mark Nelson) For further information, including links to online text, re...
Keywords: science fiction; adventure; librivox
Downloads: 13,275 (1 review)
|Astounding Stories 01, January 1930|
LibriVox recording of Astounding Stories 01, January 1930 In January of 1930 a new magazine with a flashy color cover appeared on newsstands, Astounding Stories of Super-Science. Filled with stories of adventure, sometimes with only a tinge of science, this magazine was to host and nurture many science fiction giants like Murray Leinster and Ray Cummings and would help inspire many of the writers of the "Golden Age of Science Fiction"...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobooks; science fiction; sci-fi; magazine
Downloads: 37,751 (1 review)
|The Diamond Cross Mystery - Chester K. Steele|
LibriVox recording of The Diamond Cross Mystery by Chester K. Steele. Colonel Ashley is confronted with a difficult case: The proprietor of a jewelry shop is found murdered, and a valuable diamond cross is stolen. Whodunnit, and how can the Colonel's expertise in fishing help to solve the case? (Summary by Carolin) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recor...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; public domain; mystery; detective story; murder; jewel; burglary; theft; Colonel Ashley
Downloads: 6,102 (1 review)
|At Agincourt - White Hoods of Paris - G. A. Henty|
LibriVox recording of At Agincourt - White Hoods of Paris , by G. A. Henty. Read by Mike Harris The story begins in a grim feudal castle in Normandie. The times were troublous, and soon the king compelled Lady Margaret de Villeroy, with her children, to go to Paris as hostages. Guy Aylmer went with her. Paris was turbulent. Soon the guild of the butchers, adopting white hoods as their uniform, seized the city, and besieged the house where our hero and his charges lived...
Keywords: Librvox; Audiobook; Historical Fiction; Young Adults; France
Downloads: 16,531 (1 review)
|The Windy Hill - Cornelia Meigs|
LibriVox recording of THE WINDY HILL, by CORNELIA MEIGS. Read by Peter Eastman. When two children come to stay with their cousin, they immediately realize something is wrong, but no one will tell them what. Their cousin is strangely altered: nervous, preoccupied, hardly aware of their existence. They soon discover that a conflict is brewing among the hills and farms of the Medford Valley, one whose origins reach back over a century...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; fiction; teen
Downloads: 2,058 (1 review)
|The Big Time - Fritz Leiber|
LibriVox recording of The Big Time by Fritz Leiber. Read by Karen Savage. A classic locked room mystery, in a not-so-classic setting. (Intro by Karen Savage) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; science fiction; scifi; mystery; time travel; war
Downloads: 6,841 (1 review)
|The Flint Heart - Eden Phillpotts|
LibriVox recording of The Flint Heart, by Eden Phillpotts. Read by David Wales. The flint heart is a stone of heart shape, forged in prehistoric times, that changes whoever owns it into a wicked person. The story of the flint heart's ultimate defeat involves multiple trips into fairyland by Charles and Unity, children of one of the heart's victims. Along the way the reader meets lots of fun characters such as the king of fairyland, a talking (and wounded) hot water bottle, and the mysterious Zag...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; fiction; fantasy; fairy tales
Downloads: 2,155 (1 review)
|The Blue Sequin - R. Austin Freeman|
This 1909 short story features the first famous pathologist detective, Dr. Thorndyke. The Thorndyke stories helped educate the police, the public, and criminals about crime scenes and forensics. CSI: Edwardian England!
Keywords: Audiobook - Fiction; Mystery
Downloads: 2,588 (1 review)
|Love Among the Chickens - P. G. Wodehouse|
Librivox recording of Love Among the Chickens by P. G. Wodehouse. Read by Mark Nelson Jeremy Garnet, a second-rate novelist, gets talked into joining his old pal Stanley Featheringstonehaugh Ukridge in an insane plan to start a chicken ranch. Garnet should bail out on his crazy friend, but he falls in love with one of Ukridge's neighbors, Phyllis. Soon he is up to his neck in sick chickens, bad debts, a hostile future father-in-law, a sinister plot, and dirty golf...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; Wodehouse
Downloads: 118,283 (1 review)
|The People of the Crater - Andre Norton|
LibriVox recording of The People of the Crater, by Andre Norton. Read by Gregg Margarite (1957-2012). An air force pilot adrift in peacetime is recruited to join an Antarctic expedition. When a strange mist downs his plane he discovers an ancient alien civilization which has prophesized his arrival. Now he and his faithful pet Ana must descend to the depths of the crater and face the Black Ones in order to rescue the fair Thrala, daughter of the Ancient Ones...
Keywords: Science fiction; sci-fi; literature; Librivox; audiobook
Downloads: 14,894 (1 review)
|The Black Star Passes - John Wood Campbell Jr.|
LibriVox recording of The Black Star Passes by John Wood Campbell Jr. Read by KirksVoice. A sky pirate armed with superior weapons of his own invention... First contact with an alien race dangerous enough to threaten the safety of two planets... The arrival of an unseen dark sun whose attendant marauders aimed at the very end of civilization in this Solar System. These were the three challenges that tested the skill and minds of the brilliant team of scientist-astronauts Arcot, Wade, and Morey...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; sci-fi; science fiction; planets; ships; invaders; solar system; battle; interplanetary; space; asteroids; mars; earth; jupiter; saturn; gravity; orbit; atmosphere; solarite; lanorians; venerian; kaxorian; fleet; horizon; energy; weapons; atoms; atomic; aliens marauders civilization
Downloads: 14,042 (1 review)
|The Golden Snare - Oliver Curwood|
LibriVox recording of The Golden Snare, by Oliver Curwood: Read by Roger Melin With but two years of service in the RNMP Philip Raine finds himself somewhat unwillingly on the trail of Bram Johnson, wanted for murder and a wild, untamed and savage man who commands a pack of wolves as his brethren. But most peculiar of all is the snare which Bram had had in his posession and had somehow lost. It was a golden snare intricately woven out of the finest, most delicate flaxen hair of a woman...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobooks; Adventure; Mounties; Far North
Downloads: 6,349 (1 review)
|The White Feather - P. G. Wodehouse|
LibriVox recording of The White Feather by P. G. Wodehouse. Read by Mark Smith. Sheen, a member of Seymour's House at Wrykyn School, flees from an unexpected assault by town boys. His colleagues wade into the fight with relish, acquiring bruises and sore heads, but in the fracas, Sheen is missed, and the story makes the rounds of Wrykyn that when blows were traded, Sheen "funked it."Honor in such institutions depends on reliably standing with your House...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; fiction; wodehouse
Downloads: 9,185 (1 review)
|The Dawn of a To-morrow - Frances Hodgson Burnett|
LibriVox recording of THE DAWN OF A TO-MORROW, by FRANCES HODGSON BURNETT. Read by LINDA ANDRUS. A wealthy London business man takes a room in a poor part of the city. He is depressed and has decided to take his life by going the next day to purchase a hand gun he had seen in a pawnshop window. The morning comes with one of those 'memorable fogs' and the adventure he has in it alters his decisions and ultimately his life...
Keywords: fiction; religion; philosophy
Downloads: 7,237 (1 review)
|The Ambulance Made Two Trips - Murray Leinster|
LibriVox recording of The Ambulance Made Two Trips, by Murray Leinster. Read by Phil Chenevert Big Jake Connors is taking over his town through violence, inimidation and bribery but Detective Sergeant Fitzgerald can only grind his teeth in frustration. The gangsters seem to have everything going their way until the day that a little dry cleaning establishment declines their offer of 'protection' and strange things start to happen...
Keywords: l'einster; science fiction; SF
Downloads: 46,323 (1 review)
|The Evil Guest - Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu|
LibriVox recording of The Evil Guest by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu. Read by Cathy Barratt Le Fanu’s inimitable style continues with The Evil Guest, a murder mystery fraught with dark imagery and mysterious characters. An unwanted guest visiting a dreary and isolated home is murdered; the thriller leads the reader down countless ‘dead’ ends before revealing the identity of the guilty party. (Introduction by Cathy Barratt) For further information, including links to online text, reader informat...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; mystery; fiction
Downloads: 5,791 (1 review)
|The Clicking of Cuthbert - P.G. Wodehouse|
LibriVox recording of The Clicking of Cuthbert, by P.G. Wodehouse. Join the Oldest Member...whether you like it or not...and be carried on a magic carpet ride through the world of golf, love, and...aunts...as seen through the eyes of the creator of Jeeves and Wooster and Blandings Castle, the inimitable Pelham (Plum) Grenville Wodehouse. (Summary by Jonathan Burchard) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available),...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; humor
Downloads: 80,469 (1 review)
|A Sweet Little Maid - Amy Ella Blanchard|
LibriVox recording of A Sweet Little Maid, by Amy Ella Blanchard. Read by Diana Majlinger. Dimple, the nine-year-old little girl is accustomed to being always the first. She has Bubbles, a little coloured girl as playmate and servant. One day Dimple’s cousin, Florence comes to visit her and they have a wonderful time together. But then come the rainy days and the two children easily get bored in the house… and that’s how the adventures and troubles begin...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; children; fiction
Downloads: 4,802 (1 review)
|Zanoni - Edward Bulwer-Lytton|
LibriVox recording of Zanoni, by Edward Bulwer-Lytton. Read by KirksVoice. Zanoni, a timeless Rosicrucian brother, cannot fall in love without losing his power of immortality; but he does fall in love with Viola Pisani, a promising young opera singer from Naples, the daughter of Pisani, a misunderstood Italian violinist. An English gentleman named Glyndon loves Viola as well, but is indecisive about proposing marriage, and then renounces his love in order to pursue occult study...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; fiction; philosophy
Downloads: 2,949 (1 review)
|Nor Iron Bars A Cage.... - Randall Garrett|
LibriVox recording of Nor Iron Bars A Cage.... by Randall Garrett Read by Phil Chenevert Iron bars do not confine a Man—only his body. There are more subtle, and more confining bindings, however....Police methods of the future will naturally use complex new technology but police will still need to deal with the same old sad human nature, forever doing horrible deeds. The night stick may be replaced by the hypo-gun but is prison the only solution? Listen to this speculative story from Randall G...
Keywords: science fiction; pulp; philip dick; librivox; audiobook
Downloads: 3,115 (1 review)
|The Wife of the Secretary of State - Ella Middleton Tybout|
LibriVox recording of The Wife of the Secretary of State, by Ella Middleton Tybout. Read by volunteer readers. In this political thriller set at the turn of the 20th century, several lives, both of Washington insiders and those on the periphery, intersect over the issue of some stolen diplomatic papers. And what hidden secrets bind Mrs. Redmond, the wife of the Secretary of State, to the unscrupulous Count Valdmir, the Russian ambassador? Politics, power, and intrigue combine in this novel, firs...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; fiction; politics; political thriller; intrigue; spies; government; secrecy; conspiracy
Downloads: 1,665 (1 review)
|Five Stories by Alan Nourse - Alan Nourse|
LibriVox recording of Five Stories by Alan Nourse, by Alan Nourse. Read by KirksVoice. These Five Stories were written by Alan Edward Nourse, an American science fiction (SF) author and physician. He wrote both juvenile and adult science fiction, as well as nonfiction works about medicine and science. His SF works generally focused on medicine and/or psionics. Psionics refers to the practice, study, or psychic ability of using the mind to induce paranormal phenomena...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; adventure; fantasy; science fiction; short stories
Downloads: 7,415 (1 review)
|Officer 666 - Barton Wood Currie & Augustin McHugh|
LibriVox recording of Officer 666 by Barton Wood Currie and Augustin McHugh. Read by Roger Melin. Bored with his life as a wealthy businessman's only son, Travers Gladwin learns of a plot by a renowned art burglar to rob his house, so rather than thwart the planned burglary, he borrows a police uniform from a friend and decides to confront the robber by posing as an officer. When the burglar arrives at the house, he tries to pass himself off as Travers Gladwin...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; comedy; farce; madcap
Downloads: 11,444 (1 review)
|Dark Moon - Charles W. Diffin|
LibriVox recording of Dark Moon, by Charles W. Diffin. Read by Richard Kilmer. Mysterious, dark, out of the unknown deep comes a new satellite to lure three courageous Earthlings on to strange adventures. (Summary by Charles Diffin) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; adventure; fiction; science fiction
Downloads: 11,479 (1 review)
|A Spaceship Named McGuire - Randall Garrett|
LibriVox recording of A SPACESHIP NAMED MCGUIRE, by Randall Garrett. Read by Phil Chenevert Can a spaceship go crazy? Well, yes it can if it has a brain. And the new MG (magnetogravitic drive) experimental robot space ship does indeed have a 'brain'. Completely bewildered as to why the first six models of their supposedly perfect new ship model, the MG-YR, nicknamed the McGuire, have gone totally bonkers after activation and before they could ever be used, the company has called in the services ...
Keywords: science fiction; librivox; autiobook; garrett
Downloads: 5,831 (1 review)
|The Middle Temple Murder - J.S. Fletcher|
LibriVox recording of The Middle Temple Murder, by J.S. Fletcher. The dead body of a man is found on the steps to some chambers of Middle Temple Lane, near London’s law courts. A journalist and a young lawyer start investigating. - This classic English murder mystery was written in 1920 by J.S. Fletcher, himself a lawyer turned journalist and author. (Summary by Gesine) Read by LibriVox volunteers...
Keywords: librivox; audio book; audiobook; mystery; fletcher; murder
Downloads: 132,901 (1 review)
|Omnilingual - H. Beam Piper|
Librivox recording of Omnilingual by H. Beam Piper. Read by Mark Nelson. An expedition to Mars discovers the remains of an advanced civilization, which died out many thousands of years ago. They recovered books and documents left behind, and are puzzled by their contents. Would the team find their “Rosetta Stone” that would allow them to unlock the Martian language, and learn the secrets of this long-dead race? (Summary by Mark Nelson) For further information, including links to online text,...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; science-fiction; mars; martian
Downloads: 36,888 (1 review)
|Mr Wicker's Window version 2 - Carley Dawson|
LibriVox recording of Mr Wicker's Window, by Carley Dawson. Read by Arthur Piantadosi When Christopher Mason walked into Mr. Wicker's antique shop, he had no idea he would soon be embarking on a marvellous journey to China to find a wonderful tree made of jewels. He had no idea that Mr. Wicker was a magician and could travel through time. And that the tree was sought by others, not least among them the murderous Claggett Chew, a merchant in port and a pirate on the high seas, who also had knowle...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; children; fiction; magic; pirates
Downloads: 3,848 (1 review)
|Storm Over Warlock - Andre Norton|
LibriVox recording of Storm Over Warlock, by Andre Norton. Read by Mark Nelson. The Throg task force struck the Terran survey camp a few minutes after dawn, without warning, and with a deadly precision which argued that the aliens had fully reconnoitered and prepared that attack. Eye-searing lances of energy lashed back and forth across the base with methodical accuracy. And a single cowering witness, flattened on a ledge in the heights above, knew that when the last of those yellow-red bolts fe...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; adventure; fantasy; fiction; science fiction
Downloads: 21,438 (1 review)
|The Colors of Space - Marion Zimmer Bradley|
LibriVox recording of The Colors of Space by Marion Zimmer Bradley. Read by Mark Nelson. Young Bart Steele’s father is dead. A mysterious stranger tells him his life is in danger, and hands him a ticket aboard a Lhari star cruiser to an unknown destination. He gets on, not knowing where he is going, or why... A fantastic kid’s adventure from sci-fi master Marion Zimmer Bradley. (Summary by Mark Nelson) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; science fiction; sci-fi; space travel; space aliens; young adult
Downloads: 23,427 (1 review)
|Mercenary - Mack Reynolds|
LibriVox recording of MERCENARY, by MACK REYNOLDS. Read by MARK NELSON. Every status-quo-caste society in history has left open two roads to rise above your caste: The Priest and The Warrior. But in a society of TV and tranquilizers--the Warrior acquires a strange new meaning..... (Introduction from the Gutenberg text) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this r...
Keywords: fiction; science fiction
Downloads: 11,198 (1 review)
|The Black Bag - Louis Joseph Vance|
LibriVox recording of The Black Bag, by Louis Joseph Vance. Mr. Philip Kirkwood, a not so successful painter, receives a visitor from his home town in America, who wants him to do him an unspecified favor, but Kirkwood doesn't trust him and sends him away. That night, he sees the stranger dine with his beautiful daughter. In order to protect the girl, the stranger confesses to Kirkwood that he expects to be arrested upon leaving the restaurant...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; black bag; kirkwood; vance; louis joseph vance; mystery
Downloads: 4,654 (1 review)
|Camp-Fire Girls in the Country or The Secret Aunt Hannah Forgot - Stella M. Francis|
LibriVox recording of CAMP-FIRE GIRLS INT HE COUNTRY OR THE SECRET AUNT HANNAH FORGOT, by STELLA M. FRANCIS. Read by Lee Ann Howlett. Teen-ager Hazel Edwards and the other twelve members of the Flamingo Camp-Fire Girls experience some real adventure when they are invited to spend part of their summer as guests of Hazel’s elderly aunt on her large country farm. Mrs. Hannah Hutchins is a widow living alone with a few servants and farming assistants in her home in the midwestern town of Fairberry...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; fiction; girls; series book; mystery; adventure; teen
Downloads: 2,876 (1 review)
|Uneasy Money - P. G. Wodehouse|
Librivox recording of Uneasy Money by P. G. Wodehouse. Read by Tim Bulkeley. Uneasy Money is a romantic comedy by P.G. Wodehouse, published during the First World War, it offers light escapism. More romantic but only a little less humorous that his mature works, it tells of the vicissitudes of poor Lord Dawlish, who inherits five million dollars, but becomes a serially disappointed groom.When the story opens Bill (Lord Dawlish, a thoroughly pleasant man) is engaged to a demanding actress...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; fiction; humor; romance
Downloads: 18,796 (1 review)
|The Emperor's Candlesticks - Baroness Emmuska Orczy|
LibriVox recording of The Emperor's Candlesticks, by Baroness Emmuska Orczy. Read by Kevin Green. When a group of Russian anarchists kidnap a Russian prince in Vienna there are repercussions. On learning that the Cardinal d'Orsay has agreed to convey some hollow candlesticks from the Emperor to the Princess Marionoff in St Petersburg, two spies both see the possibility of using them to convey messages safely into Russia...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; adventure; fiction; historical-fiction; spy-stories
Downloads: 5,831 (1 review)
|Master Flea - E.T.A. Hoffmann|
LibriVox recording of Master Flea, by E.T.A. Hoffmann. Read by Bob Neufeld. Ernst Theodor Wilhelm Hoffmann (1776 – 1822), better known by his pen name E.T.A. Hoffmann (Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann), was a German Romantic author of fantasy and horror, a jurist, composer, music critic, draftsman and caricaturist. Hoffmann's stories were very influential during the 19th century, and he is one of the major authors of the Romantic movement...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; E.T.A. Hoffmann; Master Flea
Downloads: 3,844 (1 review)
|This Giddy Globe - Oliver Herford|
LibriVox recording of THIS GIDDY GLOBE, by OLIVER HERFORD. Is there a genre called FUN? Yes, and this is it! Insanely humorous geography that will have you rolling on the floor laughing with your sides hurting. (Summary by Neeru Iyer) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; humor
Downloads: 2,853 (1 review)
|The Lone Wolf - Louis Joseph Vance|
LibriVox recording of The Lone Wolf, by Louis Joseph Vance. The Lone Wolf is the first of eight books in a series featuring the jewel thief turned private detective Michael Lanyard. With his identity betrayed and the police on his heels, he must fly from Paris, which is made much more difficult by his need to take care of the beautiful Lucia, who has a dark secret of her own. A large number of movies have been based on the books...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; michael lanyard; adventure; mystery
Downloads: 6,043 (1 review)
|Hunter Patrol - H. Beam Piper and John McGuire|
LibriVox recording of HUNTER PATROL, by H. Beam Piper and John McGuire Read by Phil Chenevert World War IV has dragged on for 12 years and the whole world is drained and tired of the killing and destruction. One man, a high school chemistry teacher from St. Louis in the USA, is serving his latest forced stint in the UN forces when something strange happens to him. He dies but yet he doesn't. What if you had the power to bring peace to the entire world? What would you do? This story explores a fr...
Keywords: librivox; science fiction; piper
Downloads: 8,381 (1 review)
|The Mad Planet - Murray Leinster|
LibriVox recording of The Mad Planet, by Murray Leinster. Read by Roger Melin. It is 30,000 years following dramatically changed climate conditions on earth which had let massive amounts of carbon dioxide belch from the interior of the planet into the atmosphere. Over the millenia this would have quite devastating effects on life as it had once been known. Much of the human and animal population would not survive the climate change, and indeed those few humans who did survive knew nothing of all...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; adventure; fantasy; fiction; science fiction
Downloads: 20,533 (1 review)
|The City at World's End - Edmond Hamilton|
LibriVox recording of The City at World's End, by Edmond Hamilton. Read by Mark Nelson. A surprise nuclear war may cause the End of the World, but not the way anyone could have imagined. A classic science fiction tale from Galaxy Magazine. (Summary by Mark Nelson) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; adventure; fantasy; fiction; science fiction
Downloads: 65,917 (1 review)
|Piccadilly Jim - P. G. Wodehouse|
Librivox recording of Piccadilly Jim by P. G. Wodehouse. Read by zinniz and garymacf. A young red-head plots to kidnap her irritating cousin with the help of a former boxer, her uncle, and a rogue who has his eye on her. Things don't work out exactly as planned, as criminals, detectives and cases of mistaken identity all get in the way. (Summary by Carrie Bradfield) For more free audiobooks, or to become a volunteer reader, please visit librivox.org...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; fiction; humor
Downloads: 14,698 (1 review)
|Victory - Lester del Rey|
LibriVox recording of Victory by Lester del Rey. Recording by Gregg Margarite (1957-2012). Lester del Rey (1915 – 1993) was a Golden Age science fiction author and editor closely connected to John W. Campbell Jr. and Astounding Science Fiction magazine. He also founded Del Rey Books, a popular publishing label he edited with his wife Judy-Lynn. Victory is the story of an undefended Earth in a warring galaxy...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; scifi; science fiction; sci-fi
Downloads: 19,106 (1 review)
|The Shrieking Pit - Arthur Rees|
LibriVox recording of The Shrieking Pit, by Arthur Rees. Read by Kevin Green. The Shrieking Pit is one of Arthur Rees's earlier works, and is a good old fashioned murder mystery story. Grant Colwyn, a private detective, is holidaying in East Anglia when he notices a young man at a nearby table behaving peculiarly. The young man later leaves the hotel without paying his bill, and turns up in a nearby hamlet in the Norfolk marshes where he takes lodgings at the village inn...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; crime; thriller; norfolk; detective; world war one; ww1
Downloads: 3,824 (1 review)